Parasites Deer Carry Into Minnesota’s North Woods Have Emerged As The Leading Cause Of Death For Moose, State And Tribal Biologists Have Concluded
July 5, 2019
After spending millions of dollars and tracking hundreds of moose with GPS collars, scientists have pinpointed the primary culprit behind the animal’s ever-shrinking numbers in Minnesota. It’s the deer. Parasites they carry into Minnesota’s North Woods have emerged as the leading cause of death for moose, state and tribal biologists have concluded.
Author(s): Josephine Marcotty